All poll workers must complete the required training and work at their assigned polling places on election day from 6:00 a.m. until the last voter has voted, closing procedures have been completed and they are dismissed by the clerk. Some poll workers also help set up their assigned polling places the day before the election. See the following list of positions for more information.
is the lead election board member at the polling location and is responsible for managing the polling room while following election law and procedures.
The assistant clerk
assists the clerk and assumes responsibility for the polling place if the clerk is unavailable; he or she helps oversee the polling room operation, performs voting system opening and closing procedures with the clerk and may also act as an inspector to assist voters.
sets up the electronic poll books and registration table, processes voters, issues ballots, instructs the voter on how to cast the ballot and ensures that the ballot is accepted by the ballot scanner/tabulator. This is the position most new poll workers assume when working at the polls for the first time.
maintains order outside the polling place and, with the clerk, designates and ensures compliance with the no solicitation zone, ensures that the polling room is accessible to all voters and issues “I Voted” stickers.
Questions? Please call the Poll Worker Department at 941.861.8640.